Crypto scams are the top threat to investors ‘by far,’ say regulators

Crypto scams are the top threat to investors 'by far,' say regulators

Investments related to cryptocurrencies and digital assets are the top threat to investors “by far,” according to new data from the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA).”Stories of ‘crypto millionaires’ attracted some investors to try their hand at investing in cryptocurrencies or crypto-related investments this year, and with them, many stories of those who bet … Read more

Malaysia finance minister on Fed taper, Covid omicron variant threat

Malaysia finance minister on Fed taper, Covid omicron variant threat

Malaysia is not “as concerned” about investors pulling out of the country in a big way when the U.S. Federal Reserve starts winding down its asset purchases, the Malaysian finance minister told CNBC on Monday.Tengku Zafrul Aziz, the finance minister, said Malaysia’s financial markets are “insulated” as the country has raised most of its debt … Read more

Chinese crypto ban poses no threat to local industry media, sources say

Chinese crypto ban poses no threat to local industry media, sources say

While some major Chinese cryptocurrency-related publications seem to be shutting down, a number of local news agencies continue running by moving to social media like Twitter.China’s most recent crypto ban would not significantly affect local crypto media sources as there are a number of ways to disseminate industry information, according to an executive at one … Read more

Threat of new Covid variant Omnicron causes worldwide scramble – World

Threat of new Covid variant Omnicron causes worldwide scramble - World

Nearly two years into the Covid-19 pandemic, the world is racing to contain a new coronavirus variant potentially more dangerous than the one that has fuelled relentless waves of infection on nearly every continent. A World Health Organisation (WHO) panel named the variant “Omicron” and classified it as a highly transmissible virus of concern, the … Read more

Wall St Week Ahead COVID-19 fears reappear as a threat to market

Wall St Week Ahead COVID-19 fears reappear as a threat to market

The floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is seen after the close of trading in New York, U.S., March 18, 2020. REUTERS/Lucas JacksonRegister now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.comRegisterNEW YORK, Nov 26 (Reuters) – COVID-19 has resurfaced as a worry for investors and a potential driver of big market moves after a new variant triggered alarm, long after the … Read more